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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2004:134: apache

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the apache package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2004:134 (apache).

A possible buffer overflow exists in the get_tag() function of mod_include, and
if SSI (Server Side Includes) are enabled, a local attacker may be able to run
arbitrary code with the rights of an httpd child process. This could be done
with a special HTML document using malformed SSI.

The updated packages have been patched to prevent this problem.

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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